Booz Allen information security experts analyzed more than 200 cyber attacks by Russian hackers

April 7, 2020
The Booz Allen report focuses on the cyber operations of the Russian military intelligence service, widely known by its former acronym, the GRU.

McLean, Va. – Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., the largest private contractor for the U.S. intelligence community, has published a report detailing 15 years of cyber operations by Russia's military hackers. ZDNet reports. Continue reading original article

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

7 April 2020 -- The report is a rarity in the cyber security community because it focuses on the bigger picture of how Russia's military uses its hacking units to support its foreign policy all over the globe.

This is in contrast with most other reports from the information security industry that focus their investigations usually on isolated events, avoiding any political analysis, and rarely attributing attacks back to foreign governments.

Instead, the Booz Allen report takes all the previous reporting on past attacks by Russian hackers and puts them in a broader political context to understand why they happened, rather than how, which malware was used, and who pushed what button and when.

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John Keller, chief editor
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